Xi Jinping’s Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the B20 Summit

A New Starting Point for China's Development A New Blueprint for Global Growth Hangzhou, 3 September 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends, Good afternoon! I am so glad...

The words that ruled the Chinese internet in 2016

Chinese netizens are known for coming up with quirky and creative terms for people and things making the news... and they spread like wildfire. From...

Singles Day: Alibaba breaks record sales total

E-commerce giant Alibaba has beaten its sales record for its annual Singles Day event. The company said sales this year had reached 121bn yuan ($18bn;...

China’s Alibaba back on US counterfeits blacklist

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is back on the US's "notorious markets" list over counterfeit goods sales. Alibaba was taken off the list four years ago,...

Counterfeits often better quality, says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

Many Chinese-made counterfeit products are now of "better quality" than the genuine article, the founder of ecommerce giant Alibaba has said. Jack Ma's comments at...

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Johannesburg Action Plan

The Johannesburg Summit and the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) were held in Johannesburg from 3 to 5 December...